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  1. Nursing Interventions And Rationales

    by , 02.06.2019 at 17:08
    1. Monitor peripheral pulses. If new onset of lack of pulses with bluish, purple, or black areas and excessive ache, notify physician immediately. These are symptoms of arterial obstruction that can lead to loss of a limb if not immediately reversed. 2. Do not elevate legs above the extent of the heart. With arterial insufficiency, leg elevation decreases arterial blood supply to the legs. 3. For early arterial insufficiency, encourage exercise reminiscent of strolling or riding an exercise bicycle ...